XR Theatrics “12 days of Crisis”

Forum Improvisation Theatre and Crisis Carol Singing are coming to Oxford!

XR Theatrics brings the climate crisis centre stage by connecting the present day to the near-future realities predicted if urgent action is not taken.

Will long queues for rations or water become the ‘new normal’? Will Fresh Air ‘Bars’ like the one just opened in Delhi become commonplace?

Governments, WHERE IS YOUR PLAN for dealing with these issues? Issues that other nations already face and are intensifying.

Citizens, WHAT DO YOU CARE ABOUT as you head to the polling booth? This has the potential to be the most climate-significant vote you cast.

These performances will be an emotionally disturbing look at how we respond to one another in crisis. We ask for empathy. We ask to sign the three demands bill. We ask for the government to be led by a Citizen’s Assembly. Now.

We are part of a tradition. Since before the time of Aeschylus and the religious mysteries, choral ritual remembered to people the nearness of error and crisis. The tragic chorus grieves for the situation the city-state finds itself in and invites the spectator to assist and to grieve with them. Today, we grieve for situations that will occur in our nations, cities and villages if urgent climate action is not taken – and which are already occurring in communities elsewhere – and we invite our audiences to assist and grieve with us. We invite them to act now.

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Venue
The Carfax end of Cornmarket

Performances start off as “Invisible Theatre” so do not be surprised if you can’t see anything when you arrive, and please keep XR logos discreet.

Bring gas masks, if you happen to have one!

Timings are approximate